Vera Zvonareva Bio


  • Coached by Karen Krotov
  • Mother, Natalia, was Olympic bronze medalist in field hockey (introduced her to tennis at age 6)
  • Baseliner; likes all surfaces
  • Graduated from Russian State Academy of Physical Education; currently getting second degree in international economic relations at Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Moscow
  • Loves travelling; favorites include mom's cooking, "Peter the First" by Tolstoy and actor Matt Damon
  • Other interests include volleyball, hockey, computers, reading and listening to music.
Biographical information from WTA. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.


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